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RARE HUGE Staffordshire THREE Color Transferware Enoch Wood Butterfly Border Platter 1830


Brand Enoch Wood

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Attributed to Enoch Wood (The Father of the Potteries) this huge platter is simply one of the most beautiful pieces of transferware, ever!  Unusual and rare, it is done in a three color process, meaning there are 3 different transfers, one over the other, each requiring its own firing and a very skilled transferrer for placement of the pattern.  The depth and color (brown, green, blue) is magnificent.  The pattern is known simply as "Butterfly Border" with each piece having a solid color border (red and brown borders were also produced) while the scenes on each sized piece depicts a range of pastoral settings including castles, lakes, cottages, horses and cattle.

Dates from 1830-1840

Measures: 19" x 16 1/8"

Condition:  No chips or cracks.  Some surface scratches and brown pitted spots as shown in close up photos.